Deputy suspended for using Taser to wake inmate

Monday, November 10, 2008

LARGO, Fla. – A Pinellas County detention deputy was suspended for using the sound of his stun gun to try and wake up an inmate. According to an internal affairs report, the deputy thought the crackling sound of his Taser would rouse an inmate on July 27. It did not.

The inmate had fallen asleep at on the floor of the jail’s intake section.

The deputy, a three-year veteran, received a 15-day suspension. His punishment also includes a charge of misconduct for falsifying a report.

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~ by Joseph Jackson on 11/11/2008.

One Response to “Deputy suspended for using Taser to wake inmate”

  1. Next time try an alarm clock. 🙂

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